CCS GUIDELINES FOR THICKNESS MEASUREMENT OF HULL
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The officially released Guidance Notes for the thickness measurement of the ship's hull developed and released by the China Register of Shipping. Note that this is the latest edition of the guidebook. Hull gauging is considered one of the most important parts of surveys that is why it is critical to conduct the thickness measurement in full compliance with all requirements of the classification society.
The volume starts with general information followed by the chapter providing detailed description of the established working procedures used during the thickness measurements of the hull. The third chapter is dealing with the renewal criteria for the structures in question - this chapter is particularly important for the marine surveyors and inspectors engaged in the evaluation of the condition of the hull and shall be used as the basis when making relevant decisions.
The next four chapters address the technical requirements of CCS for the gauging of different types of vessels including general dry cargo ships, oil tankers, combination carriers, chemical carriers, bulk carriers and others. The closing chapters of the book contain minimum requirements for the liquefied gas ships and selection of the locations where the thickness measurement should be performed.
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